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Believing in Health and Wholeness for Baltimore

Hope for the City: 
Believing in Health and Wholeness for Baltimore
A Baltimore Urban Initiative
October 19-20, 2012

Grace United Methodist Church
5407 North Charles St.
Baltimore, MD 21210

Co-sponsored by:  Wesley Theological Seminary, The Baltimore-Washington Conference of The United Methodist Church

Purpose of the symposium:  To help lay and clergy leaders become more aware of the leading causes of life in Baltimore; to explore ways of developing wholistic community approaches and to promote specific actions to address health and wholeness in Baltimore.

The Symposium Keynote will be offered by Dr. Fred Smith, Professor of Urban Ministry at Wesley Seminary in Washington, DC.  

Registration cost: $25

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Friday, October 19

5:30 p.m. Dinner in Fellowship Hall
7:00 p.m. Worship – Dr. Sathi Clarke, Wesley Theological Seminary
Greetings from the Office of Bishop Matthews – Rev. Dr. David Cooney, Assistant to the Bishop

7:30 p.m. Keynote Address – “Believing in Health and Wholeness for Baltimore”   Dr. Fred Smith, Wesley Theological Seminary

Saturday, October 20

8:00 a.m. Continental Breakfast in Fellowship Hall
8:30 a.m. Morning Devotion/Recap of Friday (for Saturday only participants)/Statement on Urban Learning Lab

9:45 a.m.  Panel 1 - “Leading Causes of Life”     Dr. Gary Gunderson, moderator
Rev. Dr. Michelle Chaney, Metropolitan UMC; Dr. Joan Kub, Johns Hopkins School of Nursing  Dr.Irance Reddix, Wesley Theological Seminary

10:30 a.m. Roundtable Discussions

11:30 a.m. Lunch in Fellowship Hall

12:30 p.m. Panel 2 - “Community Partnerships”    Rev. Dr. Tony Hunt, Epworth Chapel United Methodist Church, moderator
Dr. Kim Sydnor ,Morgan State University;  Rev. Dr. Paula Teague, Johns Hopkins, Bayview Medical Center; Dr. Carmie Washington Flood, Department of Health and Mental Hygiene;   

1:30 p.m. Roundtable Discussion and Report Out – Dr. Sam Marullo, Wesley Theological Seminary

3:00 p.m. Remarks and Closing Worship – Rev. William Chaney, Superintendent, Baltimore Metropolitan District